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Former West Brom and England forward Cyrille Regis dies aged 59

Former West Brom and England forward Cyrille Regis dies aged 59 Regis became only the third black England worldwide when he made his debut for the team in 1982. Regis, who became an icon at West Brom and Coventry during the 1970s and '80s, suffered a suspected cardiac arrest. So many footballers of colour have stood on his shoulders. "One travesty is he only ever got five worldwide caps when he was worth a lot more than that", he added. [Full Article...]

Dallas County Health Confirms 3 Additional Flu Deaths

Dallas County Health Confirms 3 Additional Flu Deaths Health officials said one strain, Influenza A H3N2 , is why flu season seems more severe this year. It is the state's first pediatric flu death this season. The "H3" strain of the flu is much more serious, especially for the elderly and children. That's a strain that is going to be associated with more cases, more hospitalizations and death. [Full Article...]

Flu cases up more than 700 percent in Arizona

Flu cases up more than 700 percent in Arizona And since the flu season could last well into March or April, there's still plenty of time for it to make a difference. Here's what there is to know about this year's flu season. "Not only did it start early, but it seemed to occur all over the country more or less simultaneously", Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease specialist at Vanderbilt University, told ABC News . [Full Article...]

Charring, melting laptop computer batteries trigger HP to subject voluntary recall

Charring, melting laptop computer batteries trigger HP to subject voluntary recall Some of the affected batteries were also sold as replacements. This is not the first time that HP has been forced to issue a laptop recall over safety concerns surrounding their batteries. If the validation tool indicates your battery is affected, HP said you should "discontinue use of the battery immediately by placing it in Battery Safety Mode". [Full Article...]

OR responds to end of Obama-era pot policy

OR responds to end of Obama-era pot policy The move essentially shifts federal policy from the hands-off approach adopted under the previous administration to unleashing federal prosecutors across the country to decide individually how to prioritize resources to crack down on pot possession, distribution and cultivation of the drug in states where it is legal. [Full Article...]

Recall Alert: HP recalls notebook computer batteries

Recall Alert: HP recalls notebook computer batteries HP issued a statement to stay: "The quality and safety of all HP products is our top priority". Although 50,000 of the affected batteries were sold within the United States, an additional 2,600 were sold within Canada, HP said. The recall is only for the battery, not the computer itself. Affected batteries for the HP ZBook Studio G4 mobile workstation were also sold as accessories or replace... [Full Article...]

Public health warning after 'Aussie flu' claims Irish lives

Public health warning after 'Aussie flu' claims Irish lives The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported 373 cases of flu through December 23, the latest data available, with 99 hospitalizations. Anyone with an appointment to a physician practice/clinic, the Emergency Center, or other outpatient location will be asked by registration personnel if they are experiencing flu-like symptoms. [Full Article...]

Season's worst fog at IGI, over 200 flights hit

Season's worst fog at IGI, over 200 flights hit While the fog dissipated later and visibility improved, there were delays throughout the day because of cascading effect on flight operations. All domestic and worldwide flights from the Delhi airport were put on hold at about 6 this morning and they started taking off only a little before 11. [Full Article...]

Markets end year with 28 pc gains

The 30-share BSE index made a modest gain of 63.24 points, or 0.18 per cent, at 33,975.05. Nifty closed at 10,530.70 points, up 0.5%, while Sensex gained 0.62% to close at 34,056.83 points today. Nifty IT and Nifty Auto indices climbed 1.47 and 1.28 per cent, respectively. While the S&P BSE Mid-cap index saw gains of 48 per cent, the small cap index rose 58 per cent. [Full Article...]

Allowed Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with wife, mother on 'humanitarian grounds'

Allowed Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with wife, mother on 'humanitarian grounds' Avantika Jadhav mother of Kulbhushan Jadhav and informed her about this", tweeted Swaraj. India has also handed over to Pakistan an appeal by Jadhav's mother, initiating a process to get his conviction overturned. TV footage showed a convoy of around seven vehicles escorting Jadhav's family in the city. He said Jadhav has been kept in comfort here while showing a medical report to the medi... [Full Article...]

Flu cases widespread in Arizona with nearly 3000 cases

Flu cases widespread in Arizona with nearly 3000 cases The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. "Symptoms include a fever of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, cough, and/or sore throat". "For those most at risk - the very young, vulnerable adults, pregnant women and the elderly, flu can be very serious". Those individuals should contact their doctor's office if they get flu-like symptoms, stated the release from the... [Full Article...]

Gas Prices Drop 3.3 Cents In Chattanooga

Gas Prices Drop 3.3 Cents In Chattanooga In September gas stations in San Antonio and across Texas were hit with shortages due to Hurricane Harvey related refinery outages and gas prices spiked. Holiday travelers can expect to pay less for gasoline than in recent months. It was also 6 cents cheaper than the national average but notably more than Georgia's $2.29 average and Tennessee's average of $2.22. [Full Article...]

Campbell Soup to buy Pretzel owner in $4.87bn deal, shares rise

Campbell Soup to buy Pretzel owner in $4.87bn deal, shares rise News of the deal sent shares of Snyder's-Lance up 5.3 percent to $46.79 in early trading. Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank worked with Snyder's-Lance. Share prices were higher in Europe on Monday after a day of robust gains in Asia as investors anticipated passage of USA tax legislation that could boost corporate profits in the world's largest economy. [Full Article...]

Watch Trump's Unqualified Federal Judge Pick Totally Misunderstand Basic Law

Watch Trump's Unqualified Federal Judge Pick Totally Misunderstand Basic Law Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island tweeted out a video of the incident Thursday night writing, "MUST WATCH: Republican @ SenJohnKennedy asks one of @ realDonaldTrump's US District Judge nominees basic questions of law & he can't answer a single one". [Full Article...]

People Die of Respiratory Diseases Every Year

People Die of Respiratory Diseases Every Year The other two states seeing high influenza volumes are MS and Louisiana. The Grey Bruce Health Unit announced in mid-November that the flu had arrived for the season , after a laboratory confirmed that an Owen Sound resident had tested positive for Influenza A. [Full Article...]

2017 vaccine has low effectiveness rate

2017 vaccine has low effectiveness rate Last flu season, one death was reported in Imperial County. Some doctors simply say the flu is peaking sooner this year, but the effectiveness of this year's flu shot is also a concern. But in light of the spike and flu cases this year, how close are they? The flu vaccine DCHHS provides is an all-in-one vaccine that protects against multiple flu strains including the H1N1 virus. [Full Article...]

California fires threaten Murdoch estate in wealthy Bel Air area

California fires threaten Murdoch estate in wealthy Bel Air area The largest fire, the Thomas Fire, burned more than 36,000 hectares, destroyed more than 150 homes and threatens thousands more in Ventura, about 80km north-west on Los Angeles. He said the usual threshold for extreme fire conditions is 165. In Bel-Air on Wednesday, firefighters were seen removing artwork from opulent homes as they attempted to contain the fire. [Full Article...]

"Bohemian Rhapsody"Film Replaces Bryan Singer With Dexter Fletcher As Director"

Production on the film will resume in the United Kingdom next, so reports The Wrap . Bryan Singer fired from the production of the Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody over reported clashes and set no-shows. With fewer than three weeks to shoot remaining, I asked Fox for some time off so I could return to the United States to deal with pressing health matters concerning one of my parents. [Full Article...]

Flu season soars in the United States, especially in the South

Flu season soars in the United States, especially in the South Flu is a contagious, viral illness that causes mild to severe symptoms that, in rare cases, can lead to death. In 2014, 147 children died of flu - a lot of them from a particular strain, H3N2. "High fever, body aches, chills, but it's a respiratory illness that starts with a cough". Fortunately, no other deaths have been reported in connection with the flu . [Full Article...]

New study indicates cheese is good for you

New study indicates cheese is good for you Overconsumption, however, can trigger high cholesterol and increase risk of heart disease due to high levels of saturated fat. The majority of these studies included only people without heart disease and tracked participants for ten years or more . [Full Article...]


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